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The global war against women: humane Saudi breakthrough?

Well, I had to mention this, didn’t I? But rather than link to mainstream articles about, hey wow! Saudi Arabia is getting hip about women!, Kevin Underhill’s tone is more concordant with mine. Let me once again tell you what … Continue reading

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What does Trump mean when he uses the term “sovereignty”?

Decimating our civil rights. Source: At U.N., Trump Hides Behind ‘Sovereignty’ to Shield His Administration From Scrutiny An excerpt: In a world that places sovereignty above all, there can be no conflict resolution or meaningful protections against human rights abuses … Continue reading

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The global war against women in India: one girl fights back

A girl in India resists threats and bribes to pursue the upper-caste men she says gang-raped her. Source: A Rapist’s Nightmare – The New York Times It begins: LUCKNOW, India — FOR as long as anyone can remember, upper-caste men … Continue reading

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